Our expert guide to the 'super' bedding for your ailment
The average person spends more than 9,000 days of their life asleep — which equates to roughly 25 years. Here, we rated the best health-boosting sleep products. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleep - the best exercise to help you fall asleep faster
HOW to sleep: Sleep better by having a good bedtime routine, watching your diet, or by avoiding back pain-causing mattresses. Exercise could also help you to fall asleep fast, but what is the best activity to do if you can ’t sleep? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fitbit unveils Charge 3, adds SpO2 tracking in preparation for potential sleep apnea, a-fib features
Fitbit has unveiled the third device in the Fitbit Charge family, the Fitbit Charge 3, and the new version adds SpO2 tracking among other health tracking improvements. The device will be available starting in October. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 20, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Oprah's sleep doctor shares ideal sleep routine, what not to do before bed
Speaking exclusively to FEMAIL, Oprah Winfrey's sleep doctor, Dr Michael Breus, revealed the ideal bedtime routine - and the one thing you should never do before bed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rem sleep and safety signal learning in posttraumatic stress disorder: a preliminary study in military veterans - Straus LD, Norman SB, Risbrough VB, Acheson DT, Drummond SPA.
BACKGROUND: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is associated with a number of negative physical and mental health consequences. Fear conditioning plays an important mechanistic role in PTSD, and PTSD patients also show deficits in safety signal learning.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Oprah's sleep doctor shares the ideal sleep routine and what not to do before bed
Speaking exclusively to FEMAIL, Oprah Winfrey's sleep doctor, Dr Michael Breus, revealed the ideal bedtime routine - and the one thing you should never do before bed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poor sleep + type 2 diabetes = Slower wound healing
(University of Tennessee at Knoxville) People with Type 2 diabetes who don't sleep well could need more time to heal their wounds, according to a new study published by researchers from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 20, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Spa doctor: Finding bliss in the twilight zone of the Staffordshire countryside
Serenity Spa Evenings at Moddershall Oaks start at £95, including NEOM calming sleep massage. Overnight Serenity Spa breaks start at £345, based on two people sharing a studio suite. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vigilance states: central neural pathways, neurotransmitters and neurohormone - Iovino M, Messana T, De Pergola G, Iovino E, Guastamacchia E, Giagulli VA, Triggiani V.
Bakground and objective: The sleep-wake cycle is characterized by a circadian rhythm involving neurotransmitters and neurohormones that are released from brainstem nuclei and hypothalamus. Aim of this review is to analyze the role played by central neural ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Back pain - the best way to reduce lower backache while you’re at home
BACK pain could be prevented by making some diet changes, swapping your sleep position, or even by improving your posture. If you ’ve suddenly come down with lower back pain symptoms, this is what you can do to reduce the ache while you’re at home. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

For Babies, Solid Food at 3 Months May Lead to Sounder Sleep
Babies who got solid food early were sleeping 17 minutes longer per night than those that had breast-fed through 6 months of age. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Baby Foods Babies and Infants Sleep Breastfeeding Parenting Source Type: news

Residents ’ Sleep Deteriorates During Training
Worsening seen for sleep duration, quality of sleep, and daytime sleepiness (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - August 17, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology Source Type: news

Residents' Sleep Deteriorates During Training
FRIDAY, Aug. 17, 2018 -- First-year residents experience worsening sleep duration and quality as well as daytime sleepiness, according to a study published in the June issue of the Journal of General Internal Medicine. Jonathan P. Zebrowski, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sleep in Your Contacts, Risk Serious Eye Damage: CDC
Title: Sleep in Your Contacts, Risk Serious Eye Damage: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/17/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General)
Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General - August 17, 2018 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

Prevalence of Five Health-Related Behaviors for Chronic Disease Prevention Among Sexual and Gender Minority Adults - 25 U.S. States and Guam, 2016
Study examined five health behaviors (physical activity, smoking, alcohol, normal body weight, and sufficient daily sleep) in LGBT persons using the BRFSS survey. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Masimo, Dominion bury the hatchet in blood monitoring IP infringement suit
Diagnostic tech developer Masimo (NSDQ:MASI) and rival Dominion have settled a suit over blood monitoring patents, according to recently released court documents. The two companies said they reached a settlement deal over a suit brought against Masimo by Dominion claiming it infringed on patents related to noninvasive blood monitoring technology. The agreement does not include payments from either company, and leaves both sides to pay for their own legal costs, according to court documents. The settlement deal was signed by US District Judge Beth Freeman on Tuesday. Earlier this week, Masimo released results from a st...
Source: Mass Device - August 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Diagnostics Legal News Dominion Assets Masimo Source Type: news

Feeling lonely? You might need to get more sleep, study says
Sleep deprivation ​ can turn us into "social lepers," a leading sleep researcher says (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Losing sleep could lead to loneliness, study finds
New evidence shows sleep deprivation can harm your physical and mental health. A study from the University of California, Berkeley suggests missing out on sleep makes us lonely and less socially attractive. It also says people can pass on feelings of loneliness to someone who is well-rested in just 60 seconds. Michael Breus, a clinical psychologist and specialist in sleep medicine, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the importance of sleep. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleep in Your Contacts, Risk Serious Eye Damage: CDC
THURSDAY, Aug. 16, 2018 -- A 59-year-old man was in the shower, wiping his eyes with a towel, when he heard a popping sound and felt pain shoot through his left eye. His cornea had developed a severe ulcer and ruptured, tearing a hole in his... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 16, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Five experts reveal whether you can catch up on sleep at the weekend
Most people enjoy the concept of a restorative lie-in after the working week. However, experts across the world disagree on whether it's possible to recapture lost slumber. So what do you think? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New study suggests that inadequate sleep is costing the world billions of dollars in financial loss
(Natural News) According to a study, sleep doesn’t just affect your mental and physical health. It’s possible that “insufficient sleep could also have grave economic consequences.” The results of the study, which was published by Oxford University Press in the journal SLEEP, revealed that insufficient sleep affects over one in three adults around the globe. This public... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 14 ways to lose weight without diet or exercise
Strict diets can be challenging to follow, and people may not always have the time or ability to exercise. However, a variety of simple lifestyle changes can help people lose weight and improve their health. These include taking probiotics, getting enough sleep, and thoroughly chewing food. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Sleep Deprivation May Play Role in 'Global Loneliness Epidemic'
Title: Sleep Deprivation May Play Role in 'Global Loneliness Epidemic'Category: Health NewsCreated: 8/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/15/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - August 15, 2018 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Psychological distress in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea: the role of hostility and coping self-efficacy - Timkova V, Nagyova I, Reijneveld SA, Tkacova R, van Dijk JP, B ültmann U.
We aimed to assess whether hostility and coping self-efficacy are associated with psychological distress in obstructive sleep apnoea patients. Furthermore, we examined whether coping self-efficacy mediates the association between hostility and psychologica... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

The relationships between improvements in daytime sleepiness, fatigue and depression and psychomotor vigilance task testing with CPAP use in patients with obstructive sleep apnea - Bhat S, Gupta D, Akel O, Polos PG, DeBari VA, Akhtar S, McIntyre A, Ming SX, Upadhyay H, Chokroverty S.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to determine if the subjective improvements in daytime sleepiness, fatigue and depression experienced by patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy predict an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Work-to-family conflict rather than family-to-work conflict is more strongly associated with sleep disorders in Upper Egypt - Eshak ES.
An important factor for which work and family compete is time. Due to lack of evidence, I investigated the associations between work-family conflict (assessed by the National Study of Midlife Development in the US) and sleep disorders (assessed by the Jenk... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Evening preference, lack of sleep associated with higher BMI in people with prediabetes
(University of Illinois at Chicago) People with prediabetes who go to bed later, eat meals later and are more active and alert later in the day -- those who have an 'evening preference' -- have higher body mass indices compared with people with prediabetes who do things earlier in the day, or exhibit morning preference. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Sleep loss can make people more isolated and lonely: Study
People have shaved off about an hour of sleep per night, the study said. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Liberty Hospital buys physician practice to create pulmonary/sleep clinic
Liberty Hospital built out its newest specialty practice by buying one of its tenants. The 226-bed public hospital acquired Northland Chest Consultants on Monday, adding four specialists to the hospital's staff. Liberty Hospital CEO David Feess said they would add a fifth physician to the group, which has been renamed the Liberty Hospital Pulmonary and Sleep Clinic. The new additions include Drs. Michael Loggan, Jacqueline Smith, Cynthia Spilker and Sonica Saini. All four are board certified in… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 14, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

Sleep loss can make people more isolated and lonely: Study
People have shaved off about an hour of sleep per night, the study said. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Masimo touts study exploring pulse oximetry pre-screening for OSA in children with down syndrome
Masimo (NSDQ:MASI) yesterday released results from a study exploring home pulse oximetry monitoring’s ability to serve as an initial screening method to determine which children with Down syndrome should be recommended to undergo sleep studies to diagnose obstructive sleep apnea. The Irvine, Calif.-based company said that children with Down syndrome are at high risk of obstructive sleep apnea, which can only be reliably diagnosed using multichannel sleep studies, which are expensive and time-consuming. A total of 161 children with DS between 0.5 and 6 years old were selected for the trial, 25 of which were separ...
Source: Mass Device - August 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Diagnostics Masimo Source Type: news

Sleep Deprivation May Play Role in ‘ Global Loneliness Epidemic ’
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - August 14, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

Short nights make you antisocial and 'unattractive,' study finds
About a third of Americans get less than the recommended seven hours of sleep, making them feel alienated and socially unattractive, University of California, Berkeley research finds. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Getting too little sleep may 'age' the heart
(Reuters Health) - Adults who sleep too little or too much may have an increased risk of heart attack or stroke, say researchers who argue that the best way to think of the harmful effect is in terms of "excess heart age." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Sleep loss can make people more isolated and lonely
Research shows that a reduced amount of sleep can create social problems and increase feelings of loneliness. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - August 14, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Sleep Deprivation May Play Role in'Global Loneliness Epidemic '
TUESDAY, Aug. 14, 2018 -- Sleep problems can play havoc with your social life, a new study suggests. A series of experiments revealed sleep-deprived people feel lonelier and less eager to engage with others. That, in turn, makes others less likely... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 14, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Poor sleep triggers viral loneliness and social rejection
(University of California - Berkeley) In a study of sleep-deprived versus well-rested individuals, UC Berkeley researchers found that the brains of those lacking sufficient sleep exhibited heightened activity in areas that deal with perceived human threats and a shutdown of areas that encourage social interaction. People shown videos of sleep-deprived individuals felt more alienated, suggesting that antisocial feelings are contagious. This is the first study to show a two-way relationship between sleep loss and becoming socially isolated. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Three Common Comorbidities With Asthma Three Common Comorbidities With Asthma
Drs Sidney Braman and Linda Rogers discuss the comorbidities of reflux, rhinitis, and sleep apnea that are associated with asthma and whether treating them has a positive impact on outcomes.CHEST and Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Why sleep is so important and some tips to help you get a restful night
(Natural News) A good night’s sleep isn’t just relaxing, it’s absolutely essential. Missing just an hour of sleep can do a serious number on your person. From impacting your appetite to potentially making you more accident prone, you have a lot to lose from the lack of sleep. Sleep, you, and the world The significance... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Safe Sleep for Infants: The Art of Convincing Parents Safe Sleep for Infants: The Art of Convincing Parents
We've made progress, but we have room for improvement in convincing parents and other caregivers to adopt and follow safe sleep recommendations.CDC Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

Safe Sleep for Infants: Reduce Risk With the Right Message Safe Sleep for Infants: Reduce Risk With the Right Message
We've made progress, but we have room for improvement in convincing parents and other caregivers to adopt and follow safe sleep recommendations.CDC Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

Personal Health: An Underappreciated Key to College Success: Sleep
Many college-bound kids start out with dreadful sleep habits that are likely to get worse once the rigorous demands of college courses and competing social and athletic activities kick in. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Sleep Colleges and Universities Tests and Examinations Anxiety and Stress Biorhythms Mental Health and Disorders Source Type: news

Rid yourself of your junk food cravings by improving the quality of your sleep
(Natural News) Fight your junk food cravings and cut the risk of Type 2 diabetes by getting better-quality sleep. A study presented at the 2018 national meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies revealed that having better-sleep quality might reduce the risk of night-time snacking and slash the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. For... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Associations between sleep duration and suicidality in adolescents: A systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis - Chiu HY, Lee HC, Chen PY, Lai YF, Tu YK.
Sleep duration has received considerable attention as a potential risk factor of suicidality in youths; however, evidence on the dose-response association between sleep duration and suicidality has not been synthesized. This meta-analysis examined linear a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Examining components of emotion regulation in relation to sleep problems and suicide risk - Ward-Ciesielski EF, Winer ES, Drapeau CW, Nadorff MR.
BACKGROUND: Sleep has emerged as an important factor in elevated risk for suicide and suicidal behaviors; however, the mechanisms accounting for this relationship are poorly understood. Emotion regulation is a well-established correlate of self-injurious b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Drinking two cups of coffee a day could give leave you struggling to sleep years later, study shows  
South Korean scientists have discovered that a lifetime of daily coffees may shrink a part of the brain that controls sleep patterns. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Humidifier May Help Sleep Apnea Patients Stick With CPAP Treatment Humidifier May Help Sleep Apnea Patients Stick With CPAP Treatment
People with sleep apnea are more likely to stick with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment when they use a built-in humidifier, a Swedish study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Fight Frequent Fatigue
-- It is normal to be tired now and then. But if your fatigue doesn't end after a good night's sleep, there may be underlying health concerns, the U.S. National Institute on Aging says. Certain medications, medical problems and emotional health... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

CBD UK: What are the benefits? Capsules could help you get a better night’s sleep
CBD has shot up in popularity over the last year with a range of different products now available on UK high streets. But what are the benefits? Experts say it can relieve joint pain and help anxiety, as well as help with a better night ’s sleep. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleep-in shift pay debate set to reach Supreme Court
A debate over how much carers staying at their place of work overnight should be paid is set to be taken to the UK ’s highest court. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - August 10, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news